Altered mental status in HIV/AIDS

DDx

  • Mass lesion: toxoplasmosis, CNS lymphoma, brain abscess, metastatic tumor, cryptococcoma
  • Other infections: bacterial meningitis, cryptococcal meningitis, herpes simplex virus encephalitis, neurosyphilis, tuberculous meningitis, bacteremia
  • Other: AIDS dementia, progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy, stroke, seizure, depression, metabolic, eg, hypoxia, hypoglycemia, uremic or hepatic encephalopathy

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Last updated: December 1, 2014